The Full Severity of Compassion
The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai
Chana Kronfeld

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Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction: “Be an Other’s, Be an Other”: A Personal Perspective

1. Beyond Appropriation: Reclaiming the Revolutionary Amichai

2. “In the Narrow Between”: Amichai’s Poetic System

3. “I Want to Mix Up the Bible”: Intertextuality, Agency, and the Poetics of Radical Allusion

4. Celebrating Mediation: The Poet as Translator

5. Living on the Hyphen: The Necessary Metaphor

6. Double Agency: Amichai and the Problematics of Generational Literary Historiography

Notes

Works Cited

Index